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The experience awakened 'my tremendous musical ambition, which has never subsided to this day.
~By Georg Solti ~


The truth is really an ambition which is beyond us.
~By Peter Ustinov ~


I have the desire to work as an actress, but I have no ambition to be a star.
~By Ally Sheedy ~


Whether we fall by ambition, blood, or lust, like diamonds we are cut with our own dust.
~By John Webster ~


That's my ambition: that you look at the pictures and realize what complex, fascinating, interesting people every single one of my subjects is.
~By Jock Sturges ~


The preserve of ambition and folly in pursuit of illusion, or delusion.
~By Derek Jarman ~


If you have ambition, you might not achieve anything, but without ambition, you are almost certain not to achieve anything.
~By Whitfield Diffie ~


All the miseries and evils which men suffer from vice, crime, ambition, injustice, oppression, slavery and war, proceed from their despising or neglecting the precepts contained in the Bible.
~By Noah Webster ~


My one ambition is to play a hero.
~By Sessue Hayakawa ~


Ambition aspires to descend.
~By Pierre Corneille ~


A slave has but one master. An ambition man, has as many as there are people who helped him get his fortune.
~By Wilson Mizner ~


A belief in hell and the knowledge that every ambition is doomed to frustration at the hands of a skeleton have never prevented the majority of human beings from behaving as though death were no more than an unfounded rumor.
~By Aldous Huxley ~


The world has nothing to fear from military ambition in our Government.
~By James K. Polk ~


I instantly chucked my academic ambitions and began writing fiction full-time.
~By Peter Straub ~


I had found myself a new mission - and once more my recurring dilemma between corporate commercial needs and personal scientific ambitions was solved unexpectedly.
~By James W. Black ~


There's no secret about my ambition, I do not want to go into the House of Commons. My only real political interest is in London and if one day I'm in a position to run for mayor, then terrific.
~By Trevor Phillips ~


Mel is nuts. He puts on a suit and a tie and acts like a normal person so people think he's okay. He's definitely out in left field. He's got the ambition of a boy.
~By Dom DeLuise ~


Ambition is the path to success. Persistence is the vehicle you arrive in.
~By Bill Bradley ~


We cannot seek achievement for ourselves and forget about progress and prosperity for our community... Our ambitions must be broad enough to include the aspirations and needs of others, for their sakes and for our own.
~By Cesar Chavez ~


I used to think I had ambition... but now I'm not so sure. It may have been only discontent. They're easily confused.
~By Rachel Field ~


It's incredible considering the public perception that he was tight fisted and he was more than prudent, and lacked ambition to take Tottenham to where the fans wanted them to be.
~By Alan Hansen ~


The common faults of American language are an ambition of effect, a want of simplicity, and a turgid abuse of terms.
~By James F. Cooper ~


I really never had any ambitions to be a standup comic. I was talked into it by guys that I used to work out with.
~By Joe Rogan ~


The failure of national economic policy is costing us more than jobs; it has begun to weaken that uniquely American spirit of risk-taking, large ambition, and optimism about the future. We must rally them now to bold departures that rebuild our national morale as well as our material prosperity.
~By Mitch Daniels ~


All I wanted to do was write - at the time, poems, and prose, too. I guess my ambition was simply to make money however I could to keep myself going in some modest way, and I didn't need much, I was unmarried at the time, no children.
~By Paul Auster ~


My secret ambition was always to provide music for animation films: something with an Indian theme, either a fairy tale or mythological tale or on the Krishna theme. I still have a very deep desire, but these sorts of chances don't always come.
~By Ravi Shankar ~


Whatever success I may have attained is due to the fact that since I was old enough to work at all, my ambition has never deserted me.
~By Anna Held ~


Our ambition should be to rule ourselves, the true kingdom for each one of us; and true progress is to know more, and be more, and to do more.
~By Oscar Wilde ~


Ambition can be a disease, and it feeds on itself.
~By Rebecca Miller ~


Ambition is not a vice of little people.
~By Michel de Montaigne ~


According to its doctors, my one intransigent desire is to have been a Confederate general, and because I could not or would not become anything else, I set up for poet and beg an to invent fictions about the personal ambitions that my society has no use for.
~By Allen Tate ~


The left and the right live in parallel universes. The right listens to talk radio, the left's on the Internet and they just reinforce one another. They have no sense of reality. I have now one ambition: to retire before it becomes essential to tweet.
~By Barney Frank ~


I'm just a ballplayer with one ambition, and that is to give all I've got to help my ball club win. I've never played any other way.
~By Joe DiMaggio ~


I have no political ambitions for myself or my children.
~By Joseph P. Kennedy ~


Money is not everything. My ambition was football itself, not the money I'd make from it. If that brings me and my family a more comfortable lifestyle, then that's fine. But I don't spend my time between games and training sessions thinking about figures.
~By Alessandro Del Piero ~


It is a grand thing to rise in the world. The ambition to do so is the very salt of the earth. It is the parent of all enterprise, and the cause of all improvement.
~By Anthony Trollope ~


Great ambition is the passion of a great character. Those endowed with it may perform very good or very bad acts. All depends on the principles which direct them.
~By Napoleon Bonaparte ~


His ambition is to be the spider in the World Wide Web.
~By John McCarthy ~


Ambition is the path to success, persistence is the vehicle you arrive in.
~By William Eardley IV ~


The failure of women to produce genius of the first rank in most of the supreme forms of human effort has been used to block the way of all women of talent and ambition for intellectual achievement.
~By Anna Garlin Spencer ~


All sins have their origin in a sense of inferiority otherwise called ambition.
~By Cesare Pavese ~


Religion is a means of exploitation employed by the strong against the weak; religion is a cloak of ambition, injustice and vice.
~By Georges Bizet ~


I have no ambition to govern men; it is a painful and thankless office.
~By Thomas Jefferson ~


When I was young, my ambition was to be one of the people who made a difference in this world. My hope is to leave the world a little better for having been there.
~By Jim Henson ~


My only ambition is to be true every moment I am living.
~By Juliette Binoche ~


Ambition it is the last infirmity of noble minds.
~By J. M. Barrie ~


I wanted to be a doctor at one point and I also wanted to be a pilot. I think if you grow up in a dodgy area, reality often beats down those ambitions as you get older. But with me that never really happened.
~By James McAvoy ~


My own ambition in the ring had always been skillful boxing, speed and defense - on the order of Mike Gibbons.
~By Gene Tunney ~


I should have been smart enough to stay happy. But my ambition ruled my life.
~By Eva Gabor ~


I have two ambitions in life: one is to drink every pub dry, the other is to sleep with every woman on earth.
~By Oliver Reed ~


Ambition, if it feeds at all, does so on the ambition of others.
~By Susan Sontag ~


Do you have any ambitions outside racing? My main ambition at the moment, whether inside or outside racing, is to become Formula 1 World Champion.
~By Kimi Raikkonen ~


Never let inexperience get in the way of ambition.
~By Terry Josephson ~


I had all the usual ambition growing up. I wanted to be a writer, a musician, a hockey player. I wanted to do something that wasn't nine to five. Acting was the first thing I tried that clicked.
~By Michael J. Fox ~


I didn't know then that I would never be able to leave the sounds and smells of these sights behind me, but I was fiercely conscious of one thing-my ambition.
~By Emanuel Celler ~


But as a young kid, I never did, really have an ambition to be a farmer. I never thought, gee, I would like to farm, and I want to raise these crops. I didn't quite know what I wanted to do.
~By Sam Donaldson ~


Ambition can creep as well as soar.
~By Edmund Burke ~


What seems to be generosity is often no more than disguised ambition, which overlooks a small interest in order to secure a great one.
~By Francois de La Rochefoucauld ~


To suggest that Quebecers willingly give up the chance to exercise fully their influence within the federal government would be to betray the historical role Quebec has always played in Confederation, and to undermine the legitimacy of their pride and ambitions.
~By Kim Campbell ~


Nothing else so destroys the power to stand alone as the habit of leaning upon others. If you lean, you will never be strong or original. Stand alone or bury your ambition to be somebody in the world.
~By Orison Swett Marden ~


Drugs are the enemies of ambition and hope - and when we fight against drugs we are fighting for the future.
~By Bob Riley ~


Time is the only critic without ambition.
~By John Steinbeck ~


The psychoanalysis of neurotics has taught us to recognize the intimate connection between wetting the bed and the character trait of ambition.
~By Sigmund Freud ~


Ambition may be defined as the willingness to receive any number of hits on the nose.
~By Wilfred Owen ~


Big results require big ambitions.
~By Heraclitus ~


You know, I think when I reflect on it, I think there's certainly a sense of history. When you have ambitions to play this game, you want to be one of the best ever, and you want to play so well and be so effective that you want people to remember your name 100 years from now.
~By Marcus Allen ~


Ambition, in a private man is a vice, is in a prince the virtue.
~By Philip Massinger ~


The greatest evil which fortune can inflict on men is to endow them with small talents and great ambition.
~By Marquis De Vauvenargues ~


Though ambition in itself is a vice, it often is also the parent of virtue.
~By Hosea Ballou ~


I think back and marvel that my ambitions were so small.
~By Helen Reddy ~


A man without ambition is dead. A man with ambition but no love is dead. A man with ambition and love for his blessings here on earth is ever so alive.
~By Pearl Bailey ~


You want the book to be special, and they are not always going to be special, but at least you want that to be the ambition. So the only way that happens is if you are not pressing to write a book.
~By Michael Lewis ~


This source of corruption, alas, is inherent in the democratic system itself, and it can only be controlled, if at all, by finding ways to encourage legislators to subordinate ambition to principle.
~By James L. Buckley ~


Ambition is the immoderate desire for power.
~By Baruch Spinoza ~


America is a Nation with a mission - and that mission comes from our most basic beliefs. We have no desire to dominate, no ambitions of empire. Our aim is a democratic peace - a peace founded upon the dignity and rights of every man and woman.
~By George W. Bush ~


The universe is not required to be in perfect harmony with human ambition.
~By Carl Sagan ~


Public life is regarded as the crown of a career, and to young men it is the worthiest ambition. Politics is still the greatest and the most honorable adventure.
~By Pat Riley ~


One thing all stage mothers share is an overpowering ambition for their daughters.
~By Lawrence Welk ~


Oh that I were seated as high as my ambition, I'd place my naked foot on the necks of monarchs.
~By Horace Walpole ~


I have no ambition to surprise my reader. Castles with unknown passages are not compatible with my homely muse.
~By Anthony Trollope ~


Rise above sectional interests and private ambitions... Pass from matter to spirit. Matter is diversity; spirit is light, life and unity.
~By Muhammad Iqbal ~


Ambition must be made to counteract ambition.
~By James Madison ~


Ambition is a drug that makes its addicts potential madmen.
~By Emile M. Cioran ~


Being non-commercial is never an ambition. Movies come together at different points for fortuitous reasons. You do them as you get the opportunity, as opposed to doing them when you choose to or design to.
~By Ethan Coen ~


If you tell people your ambitions, they usually laugh at you. When I told my girlfriends when I was 12 that I was going to Hollywood, they all laughed. And here I am!
~By Helen Reddy ~


The United States must also continue to push the United Nations Security Council for strong action to thwart Iran's nuclear ambitions. In the meantime, it is our job to take meaningful steps to eliminate the threats posed by Iran.
~By Allyson Schwartz ~


God like Us suffers the ambition to make a destiny more extraordinary than was conceived for Him, yes God is like Me, only more so.
~By Norman Mailer ~


I had a burning ambition. Otherwise, I wouldn't have accomplished it.
~By Claire Bloom ~


I did not want to be depressed by the gap existing between my weakness and my ambition.
~By Ella Maillart ~


The average Hollywood film star's ambition is to be admired by an American, courted by an Italian, married to an Englishman and have a French boyfriend.
~By Katharine Hepburn ~


Men rise from one ambition to another: first, they seek to secure themselves against attack, and then they attack others.
~By Niccolo Machiavelli ~


Our bodies are shaped to bear children, and our lives are a working out of the processes of creation. All our ambitions and intelligence are beside that great elemental point.
~By Saint Augustine ~


Lust is to the other passions what the nervous fluid is to life; it supports them all, lends strength to them all ambition, cruelty, avarice, revenge, are all founded on lust.
~By Marquis de Sade ~


From the time I was very young, maybe five or six, I thought a lot about being an actress. I didn't tell my friends about my ambitions, though, especially when I got older, because I thought they would not receive them well. I never talked about what I wanted to do.
~By Louise Fletcher ~


Ambition is pitiless. Any merit that it cannot use it finds despicable.
~By Eleanor Roosevelt ~


Religion united its influence with those of loyalty and love, and the order of knighthood, endowed with all the sanctity and religious awe that attended the priesthood, became an object of ambition to the greatest sovereigns.
~By Thomas Bulfinch ~


My mother carried on and supported us; her ambition had been to write poetry and songs.
~By Philip Levine ~


Ambition is so powerful a passion in the human breast, that however high we reach we are never satisfied.
~By Henry Wadsworth Longfellow ~


But we need to show that the EU can modernise itself, can adapt to the needs of its citizens, can take their views into account. That will be our ambition for the UK Presidency.
~By John Hutton ~


It is my ambition to say in ten sentences what others say in a whole book.
~By Friedrich Nietzsche ~

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